The Minority Leader of the PDP in the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, has said 20 senators from APC have signified their intention to cross over to the PDP.
Akpabio stated that despite some defections that hit the PDP, all PDP Senators in the National Assembly are still intact.
“no election that will be conducted in the former PDP 28 states that the party will not win.
“As I speak, so many senators from the opposing party are eager to join PDP.
“All they want is a return of peace to the party.
“Once that is done, I can assure that 20 senators are on their way to joining the PDP.
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“My message to those who are thinking of defection is to retrace their steps because our party is bouncing back to victory in 2019.”
The Minority Leader, however, warned that if the party fails to put its house in order, it may lose in Ekiti State.
On his part, Senator Ekweremadu lamented the mass defection that hit the party in the South East.
“My response is that my brothers from the South-east who are defecting know the electoral value of every one of us.
“We should allow them get the contract and employment they are looking for.
“At the appropriate time, we will know who is who in the South-east.
“There is nothing to worry about, we are completely in control,” he said.
Fayose also used the opportunity to reassure Nigerians of his readiness to continue to stand up against misdeeds of the APC.
“Unfortunately, people don’t learn from yesterday.
“The same people who promised change but could not deliver is the same place that some people are decamping to.
“Is like they want to tell us that hunger is better than plenty and that fasting is better than eating all the time.
“Anything that is built on deception cannot stand, that is why you see them crumbling today.
“Nigerians are tired of the story of corruption.